- Article number: CUPSEPY07
Cupressus sempervirens Pyramidalis or Italian cypresses show off the upright and narrow to great heights on the hills of Tuscany and the mountains of the Apennines in Italy.
Especially in Toscana it is a characteristic sight and exhibits of more than 20 meters high can be admired.
The sight of these stately trees makes the history of the Romans revive. Mighty palaces flanked by these giants.
The cypress flowers in early spring. The cypress is also evergreen throughout the year. In the late summer the Italian cypress gets fruit / seed boxes, sometimes so much that they hang all the way.
The wood of this tree is used, among other things, for the furniture industry.
Cipreshout is qualitatively one of the best wood types for use in the furniture industry.
Antique Italian furniture was often made of cypress wood.
Furthermore, medicinal oil is extracted from the cypress and used as a component for the manufacture of contraception.
The cypress is hardy and suitable in our climate for the full ground, is in our example garden from 2008 in the ground without any problems.
Can also be kept in a tub, we sell the real Italian cypresses.
Winter hardiness zone 6b (-20ºC).